The Scott Women's Boot Celeste II is a well-balanced ski touring boot with a comfortable fit tailored to women. The boot is very lightweight and excels on the downhill. It has a flex of 125, which provides the performance downhill skiers need. The blend of materials used for the shell, the inner boot, outsole and buckles is perfectly balanced. The PWR Lite inner boot is nicely padded and constructed for comfort and a nice and secure fit. Plus, Scott has positioned the seams in the toe box in such a way as to not cause chafing or pressure points. The shell of the Women's Boot Celeste II is extremely tough and will continue to perform, even in sub-zero temperatures. 4 Ergal buckles and a power strap make for an optimal fit. Plus, Scott has equipped the boot with a Vibram sole, which provides the perfect amount of traction for both climbing rocks as well as icy surfaces. A lightweight, agile ski touring boot like the Scott Women's Boot Celeste is worth the investment for both beginners as well as advanced ski tourers!